Anti-fraud and corruption

The Clinical Commissioning Group has an Anti-Fraud Team you can contact if you suspect NHS Services are subject to fraud or corruption.

Anti-Fraud Team Profile Page

Fraud and corruption in the NHS reduces the resources available and can affect the services provided to patients and the quality of care.

All concerns reported will be treated sensitively and in the strictest of confidence.

How to Report Fraud

There are a number of ways that you can report any concerns you have concerning the Clinical Commissioning Group. You can report your concerns directly to the Anti-Fraud Team or to the Nominated Anti-Fraud Lead for the Clinical Commissioning Group:

Anti-Fraud Team Contact Details:

Telephone: 02476 536 880

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Nominated Anti-Fraud Lead for the Clinical Commissioning Group Contact Details:

Fiona Dwyer

Telephone: 07552 290964

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Alternately you can report your concerns to the NHS Counter Fraud Authority, (the National Body responsible for combating fraud and economic crime across the NHS):

Telephone: 0800 028 40 60 (24 hours).

Alternately you can complete the online anonymous reporting form: https://cfa.nhs.uk/reportfraud.

When You Report Your Concerns

  • All reported concerns will be treated sensitively and in the strictest of confidence.
  • You can report your concerns anonymously.
  • All concerns will be investigated, and where appropriate, the offenders prosecuted. It may be necessary to involve the police in any investigation.
  • Fraud and corruption in the NHS reduces the resources available and can affect the services provided to patients and the quality of care.

Statement of Compliance for Bribery Act 2010

On the 1 July 2011 the Bribery Act came into force. The Bribery Act applies to all commercial and NHS organisations, and provides a new consolidated scheme of bribery offences.

The Clinical Commissioning Group is against any form of bribery, and is committed to the terms and obligations imposed by the Bribery Act. It is a duty of all our staff to consider any hospitality offered to them, inform their line manager of the offer, and to declare any such hospitality on the Gift and Hospitality Register.

When entering in to contracts with organisations the Clinical Commissioning Group follows the NHS standard terms and conditions of contract for the purchase of goods and supplies.

If you suspect that bribery has taken place please contact:

Anti-Fraud Team

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Telephone: 02476 536 880

Useful Links

NHS Counter Fraud Authority

NHS Counter Fraud Authority leads on a wide range of work to protect NHS staff and resources from crime.

Public Concern at Work

Public Concern at Work, the whistleblowing charity, is the leading authority in the field. They aim to protect society by encouraging workplace whistleblowing.